Motorcyclist Killed In I-80 Crash In New LenoxAbout 5:40 p.m., Reuben W. Richardson, 55, was driving the motorcycle on the I-80 westbound ramp to I-355 when he lost control of the bike, which left the roadway and came to rest in the grassy median, according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner’s office.
New Mental Health Hospital To Be Built, Lessen Burden On Will County JailPlans are in the works to build a new, 100-bed mental health hospital in southwest suburban New Lenox to serve people in Will and Grundy Counties.
Lockdown Lifted At Lincoln-Way Central High SchoolA southwest suburban high school was locked down for a couple hours Friday morning, after a parent reported seeing a man with a gun outside.
New Lenox Man Drowns In Wisconsin RiverA 49-year-old southwest suburban man drowned Friday in the Wisconsin River.
Man In Custody After Ambulance Stolen From Hospital In New Lenox A man from Manhattan, Illinois, is in police custody this morning after an ambulance was stolen from a southwest suburban hospital.
Teen Killed By Semi Outside Lincoln-Way Central H.S.New Lenox police said the boy, from nearby Manhattan, was crossing U.S. Route 30 outside Lincoln-Way Central High School a few minutes after 10 a.m., when he ended up in the path of a semi.
ComEd Kicks In $10,000 To Help Repair Veterans MemorialThe utility is cutting the check to help repair vandalism-related damage at a New Lenox veterans memorial. WBBM Newsradio's Bernie Tafoya reports.
Police Make Arrest In Veterans Memorial VandalismBrian Sundstrom, 26, was arrested Thursday as he was heading into the police station to talk with authorities about the incident, WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports.
Man Charged In Attacks On Women On New Lenox Forest Preserve TrailVictor Hermida-Cortez, 25, of 1021 Stonegate Road, was arrested shortly after the two incidents that occurred moments apart. He faces two felony charges of aggravated assault with intent to cause great bodily harm.
Veterans Memorial Vandalized In New Lenox Residents of southwest suburban New Lenox cannot believe it. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Lightning Strikes Spark New Lenox Fires The southwest suburbs weren't spared from Tuesday's stormy weather. Multiple hits in one town kept the fire department busy, reports CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.
South Suburban Volunteer Coach Charged With Sex AbuseA volunteer gymnastics coach at south suburban Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 — who was a former gymnastics state champion for the district — has been charged with sexually abusing a female student.